American seniors buying guns are part of the reason for strong growth in the firearms industry. The National Rifle Association says the number of older people taking basic gun safety classes has increase fourfold since 2010.
The Kansas City-based tax preparation company said it wants to remain focused on halting its loss of customers after suffering its worst season in years. Canceling the December meeting with analysts also means rivals won’t get a hint at the fundamental marketing and other changes the tax preparation company has planned. Block also reported revenue losses in its seasonally slow first quarter, which ended July 31.
The vacant Executive Plaza Office Building, familiarly known as “the flashcube,” will be converted to apartments at 710-720 Main St., a prominent location on the streetcar line in downtown Kansas City.
North Carolina small businesses and other companies across the country have been struggling to obtain federal contracts because the government’s contracting officers favor companies that have long-standing working relationships with the government. Congress has developed a plan to fix that problem and is moving toward putting it in action.
Gladstone’s B&B Theatres is renovating its Westglen theater, putting in new electric reclining seats, a new snack bar, new parking lot and more. Tom Tivol, with more than four decades in the jewelry business, is opening a location in Leawood’s Park Place. Alysa Rene Boutique is relocating and expanding in Park Place.
Richard Kitzmiller takes orders for the cars from customers all over the world and is one of only a few custom builders of vintage race cars. There are some shops making Cobras, he said, but Scarabs are harder to come by because their production was so limited in the first place.
The European Union ordered Apple on Tuesday to pay nearly $15 billion in back taxes to Ireland, plus billions more in interest, in a move that dramatically escalates the fight over whether America's biggest corporations are paying their fair share around the world.
The maker of EpiPens will start selling a cheaper, generic version of the emergency allergy shots as the furor over repeated U.S. price hikes continues — and looming competition threatens its near-monopoly.
Kansas City-based MRIGlobal and the University of Missouri will investigate the Zika virus infection and how it is transmitted, particularly from mothers to babies. The grant was awarded by the Kansas City Area Life Sciences Institute.
There will be 600,000 commercial drone aircraft operating in the U.S. within the year as the result of new safety rules that opened the skies to them on Monday, according to a Federal Aviation Administration estimate.
Trinity Health and its hospital in Minot have agreed in principal on a legal settlement with 21 victims of the largest hepatitis C outbreak in recent U.S. history, though Trinity's legal fight with a nursing home where most people were sickened will continue.
In a White House Press Briefing on Thursday, White House Press Secretary Josh Earnest said some pharmaceutical companies have been innovators committed to advancing public health, and others have jacked up the prices of life-saving medicine — a poor business model, which takes a toll on the business' reputation and stock prices.